Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying’s killer Brendt Christensen ‘leaving in a coffin no matter what’, lawyer says as jury weighs death penalty

//Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying’s killer Brendt Christensen ‘leaving in a coffin no matter what’, lawyer says as jury weighs death penalty

Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying’s killer Brendt Christensen ‘leaving in a coffin no matter what’, lawyer says as jury weighs death penalty

Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence him to death or life in prison.Brendt Christensen, 29, was found guilty last month of the abduction and murder of Zhang Yingying, a 26-year-old student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.While the state of Illinois has outlawed capital punishment, it is an option in federal cases…

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